Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ® certification is a preliminary-level program in project management offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) ®. CAPM® is a globally recognized, meticulously crafted, education and professional experience program for project practitioners. The examination-based competency is critical to achieving high business performance and takes you to the next level of growth.
CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the principles and terminology outlined in the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)- Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc.,2013, the standard for project management’s generally recognized good practices.
PMI® members gain many benefits from being part of the world’s largest project manager member association. They can stay tuned to what is happening locally, regionally and globally in the project management profession by reading all the industry publications delivered directly to their inbox. PMI® members can also access thousands of e-books, articles, white papers, trade publications and more to keep their project skills sharp.
The minimum educational criteria for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ® certification are to have a high school diploma certificate of any global equivalent.
In terms of Professional experience, you require either 1,500 hours of project practice or a minimum 23 hours of project management prior to the examination.